Over 50 people arrested at wedding for contravening lockdown

Over 50 people arrested at wedding for contravening lockdown

- A couple was arrested on their wedding day for breaking the lockdown rules

- The bride was put in the police van in her wedding dress

- The video garnered mixed reactions from tweeps

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A couple was arrested on their wedding day, allegedly for contravening the lockdown regulations.

A video circulated of the bride being helped into a police van by her groom.

The man taking the video can be heard saying, "The bride getting arrested, just like that."

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The entire gathering, of more than 50 people, was placed in custody.

Some believe the police did the right thing.

One tweep wrote, "Why do have to go this far? Is it lack of understanding of the situation or people are just stubborn?"

Another said, "Total disregard for the law, swift prosecution must follow."

Other tweeps saw the funny side and believed the groom's side chick or neighbours who weren't invited had something to do with snitching on the couple.

Either way, it's terrible their big day had to end this way.

Mzansi's 21-day lockdown has been in place for a little over a week now.

There are fears that the lockdown might be extended, particularly if our infection numbers keep increasing.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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